The 50 Best Sights in Astronomy and How to See Them

The 50 Best Sights in Astronomy and How to See Them

Observing Eclipses, Bright Comets, Meteor Showers, and Other Celestial Wonders

Book - 2007
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"The night sky holds endless fascination for anyone who chooses simply to look up and observe, but with so much to see, it can be difficult to know where to start. This remarkable book introduces you to the fifty best sights in astronomy and tells you exactly how to see them. In no time at all, you will learn how to find and appreciate the Orion group of constellations; the Summer Triangle; Venus, Jupiter, and Mars; the best meteor showers; man-made satellites; star clusters; novae; variable stars; and more" -- publisher website (December 2007).
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley, c2007.
ISBN: 9780471696575
0471696579
Branch Call Number: 520 Sch
Characteristics: vii, 280 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.

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